Accused wizard commits suicide

A SIXTY-THREE-year-old man of Mkushi has committed suicide after being accused of practising witchcraft by his wife and younger brother.

Medson Makofi, of Makofi Farm in Chief Shaibula’s area, took his life on Friday.
According to police, Makofi left behind a note in which he said he decided to end his life because his wife and younger brother accused him of being a wizard.
Central Province commissioner of police Lombe Kamukoshi said police, who visited the scene, do not suspect any foul play and have advised the family to bury the corpse.
In another suicide case, 44-year-old Gerald Tonga,  a worker of Tazara in Kapiri Mposhi, took his life after a domestic dispute with his wife.


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